[mythtv-users] v4l - one last try....
nick at rout.co.nz
Wed Feb 1 01:44:02 UTC 2006
To answer your earlier question, there IS a setting somewhere im
mythsetup that allows you to call an external program for channel
changing, I assume this would then make mythtv leave your card alone and
use the external program (which you would have to write i guess)
On Tue, 31 Jan 2006 17:32:44 -0800
Yan Seiner wrote:
> Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> >On Tue, Jan 31, 2006 at 10:32:24AM -0800, Yan Seiner wrote:
> >>At this point this is somewhat a matter of pride; I am so close to
> >>getting this to work, but I just can't get the two parties to talk....
> >Replace it with a Dialogic DID-120? :-)
> I had about as much trouble with that particular monster; I've now sold
> that business but as far I know that old setup is still going
> strong.... That's my goal for mythtv. Setup and forget it... :-)
> >I'm amazed you're having this caliber of trouble. I came in late: are
> >you using a standalone IVTV driver, or one of the BTTV-merge ones? And
> >have you asked on the iVTV list?
> Thanks Jay & Chad...
> The board in question is a bttv board - bt878 based. It's not one of
> the PVR-xx0 boards, so it uses the bttv driver.
> OK, I've been though the docs, I've tried both card=n for haupagge
> cards, both exhibit the same behavior. I've tried various tuners; no joy.
> I just got my pcHDTV card; just for kicks, I put it in and set it up as
> a v4l2 card using the cx8800 driver.
> I got the *exact same* behavior from mythtv. I can start the TV, but as
> soon as I try to change the channel, the mythtv backend becomes
> non-responsive, and I have to restart the backend...
> I am beginning to suspect something is badly broken in the FC2 mythtv
> RPMs and/or in my system... Or maybe the RPM build doesn't like the
> latest 2.6.15 kernel.... I can try to downgrade the kernel, although I
> would rather not... Or maybe mythtv / v4l is unstable on an SMP box...
> Unless someone has some more insight to offer on this, I am going try
> and set up the pcHDTV as a digital card and see if that makes any
> difference, and also plan on building mythtv from source... After than
> I am going to toss FC2 and replace it with debian...
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Nick Rout <nick at rout.co.nz>
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